Contingency planning for winter weather »Severe weather requires robust, collaborative planning between the Welsh Government and the public and private sectors in Wales.Learn more »
£220,000 to improve support for new mothers
Funding of £220,000 to increase support for new mothers across Wales, has today been announced by Minister for Communities and Tackling Poverty, Lesley Griffiths.
- First Minister news conference
- Consultation launched on future of Welsh apprenticeships
- £220,000 to improve support for new mothers
- Consultation on the Code of Guidance to Local Authorities on the Allocation of Accommodation and Homelessness 2015
- Aligning the apprenticeship model to the needs of the Welsh economy
- Consultation on the future of Right to Buy and Right to Acquire – a White Paper for social housing.
- Age of sale for nicotine inhaling products: draft regulations
- Revised Child Poverty Strategy for Wales
- Sharing the location of TB infected farms
Featured consultation »Age of sale for nicotine inhaling products: draft regulations
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Section highlightQualifications Wales BillThe Bill will establish Qualifications Wales as an independent regulator for qualifications and the qualification system in Wales.
Legislative programme 2014 - 2015 »
Bills that the Welsh Government will bring forward in 2014/2015.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update
This 6th edition details over 370 investments across both public and private sectors with a value of more than £40bn.
Final Budget 2015-16 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2015-16 is £15·3bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
Fire and rescue service performance
An annual report which Includes information on fires attended, deaths due to fires, malicious false alarms, female firefighters.
- There were 13,170 fires attended by the Fire and Rescue Services in Wales, an increase of 15 per cent compared with 2012-13. Since data collection was devolved to Wales in 2004-05 the number has halved.
- There were 7,567 deliberate fires started in Wales, an increase of 18 per cent compared to 2012-13. Since 2004-05 the number has fallen by 62 per cent.
- There were 17 deaths due to fires in Wales; the same number as in 2012-13, but lower than the annual average since 2004-05 (around 21).
- There were 225 fire injuries attended by the Fire and Rescue Service in Wales, an increase of 17 per cent compared to 2012-13. The figure is part of a fluctuating series in a range of 193 to 310 injuries per year since 2006-07.
- In 31 per cent of dwelling fires there was no fire detection equipment, 1 percentage point more compared to 2012-13.
- There were 2,000 malicious false alarm received by Fire and Rescue Service in Wales during the year; this has dropped by 26 per cent compared with 2012-13 and by 62 per cent since 2004-05.
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